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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
About how long has it been since you had health care coverage?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Within the past 6 months 24.4 32.3 29.0 24.1 16.9 2.7
Within the past year 12.9 19.2 15.4 9.9 5.8 6.4
Within the past 2 years 14.2 21.0 11.9 14.0 11.1 9.5
Within the past 5 years 15.4 11.9 15.5 11.5 15.1 33.9
5 or more years ago 21.4 6.4 13.3 28.6 36.0 45.2 70.8
Never 11.6 9.2 14.9 11.9 15.1 2.2 29.2
Male Within the past 6 months 24.0 34.4 25.6 22.3 19.6 1.6
Within the past year 11.2 16.8 13.0 5.0 5.2 12.9
Within the past 2 years 12.3 15.0 11.3 11.8 13.4 9.7
Within the past 5 years 17.2 11.8 18.2 14.7 15.5 38.7
5 or more years ago 22.2 10.2 15.8 32.8 33.0 33.9 66.7
Never 13.1 11.8 16.1 13.4 13.4 3.2 33.3
Female Within the past 6 months 24.9 29.7 33.3 25.8 13.8 3.7
Within the past year 14.8 22.2 18.4 14.2 6.5

Within the past 2 years 16.4 28.6 12.7 15.9 8.3 9.3
Within the past 5 years 13.3 12.0 12.1 8.7 14.8 29.2
5 or more years ago 20.6 1.7 10.1 24.9 39.5 56.5 100.0
Never 10.0 5.8 13.4 10.4 17.1 1.2
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who do not have health insurance coverage.

About how long has it been since you had health care coverage?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 735 147 231 163 114 76 4
Within the past 6 months 183 49 64 42 25 3
Within the past year 88 27 34 17 7 3
Within the past 2 years 98 27 27 22 14 8
Within the past 5 years 123 21 39 18 19 26
5 or more years ago 161 9 33 49 33 34 3
Don't know/Not sure 6 4 2



Never 76 10 32 15 16 2 1
Male Total 342 76 109 70 55 29 3
Within the past 6 months 76 24 22 16 13 1
Within the past year 33 14 10 3 3 3
Within the past 2 years 47 13 14 8 8 4
Within the past 5 years 63 10 23 10 10 10
5 or more years ago 80 7 21 27 13 10 2
Don't know/Not sure 5 3 2



Never 38 5 17 6 8 1 1
Female Total 393 71 122 93 59 47 1
Within the past 6 months 107 25 42 26 12 2
Within the past year 55 13 24 14 4

Within the past 2 years 51 14 13 14 6 4
Within the past 5 years 60 11 16 8 9 16
5 or more years ago 81 2 12 22 20 24 1
Don't know/Not sure 1 1




Never 38 5 15 9 8 1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who do not have health insurance coverage.